This American photographer, born in 1874 and dead in 1940, became famous thanks to his desire to reveal the real face of Migrants come in the new Country of Hope called America. Travelling in some difficult conditions, this people from Italy for the major part of them, were going to there in the dream of a better life.
» If I could tell a story with words, I was not walking around with my camera « , he wrote.
His first picture was shown at Henri Cartier-Bresson Fondation in Paris wich devoted the reputation of Mr Hine as the Eye from this News Comers. After the WWW Ist, he climbed the Empire State Building always with his camera to immortalize all this man working there which brings us those so famous pictures from the top of the Empire.
Since his death, all his work is preserved at the MoMA ( Museum of Modern Art in New-York ).
But the moment, the pictures are in Paris until 18th December at the same Henri Cartier-Bresson, 2 Impasse Lebouis, Paris 75014.